Thursday, April 03, 2014

Resources for April 3, 2014

Maguire, Robert. "Despite Disclosure, Dark Money Stays Dark in Nevada." Open Secrets (March 31, 2014)

Center for Constitutional Rights: While Donald Rumsfeld gets to explain himself in yet another film, instead of a court of law, here are the stories of U.S. veterans and Iraqi civilians fighting to overcome the harm caused by his actions. We've known for a decade that Rumsfeld lied and bears criminal responsibility for a massive host of international and domestic crimes. It is time to focus on the stories of those who will bring him, Bush, Cheney, and the rest, to justice. Here’s the full VIDEO of the People’s Hearing on the Lasting Impact of the Iraq War.

Democracy Now Headlines for April 3, 2014

Sanders, Bernie. "Supreme Court Undermines Democracy by Allowing Billionaires to "Buy Elections." Democracy Now (April 3, 2014)

Kroll, Andy. "'The Next Citizens United': McCutcheon Opens Floodgates for 1 Percent to Spend Millions on Campaigns." Democracy Now (April 3, 2014)

Claybrook, Joan and Ken Rimer. "Ex-Auto Safety Head & Parent of Dead Victim: GM CEOs Should Face Prison for Covering Up Safety Flaws." Democracy Now (April 3, 2014)

Center for Constitutional Rights: As the Senate Intelligence Committee moves to vote today on whether to declassify its report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture practices, here's a reminder that torture is happening even today, on President Obama’s watch, at Guantánamo Bay.

Hintze, Thomas. "Homeland Security Study Praises Occupy Sandy, With Murky Intentions." Truthout (April 2, 2014)

Koerth-Baker, Maggie. "Archaeologists vs. The National Geographic Channel." Boing Boing (April 1, 2014)

Henwood, Doug. "A Return to a World Marx Would Have Known." The New York Times (March 30, 2014)

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